Blue stars are North American natives with handsome glossy foliage and star-shaped blue flowers. A. hubrichtii is a beautiful species with showy blue flowers and attractive, needle-like foliage that offers incredible foliage texture. Valued for its golden yellow fall colour. Commonly seen in gardens in the east and worth growing in the west. Deer resistant. Selected by the Perennial Plant Association as Perennial Plant of the Year 2011.